Fined for driving and using phone

A Portlaoise man has been fined for holding a mobile phone while driving.

A Portlaoise man has been fined for holding a mobile phone while driving.

Brian Barry, of 58 Higgins Park, Fairgreen, Portlaoise, committed the offence at James Fintan Lalor Avenue, Portlaoise, on April 1 last year.

Barry was fined €300 at last week’s sitting of the district court in Portlaoise.